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News and Announcements
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women - General Discussion on "access to justice"
19 February 2013
On 18 February 2013 Harm Reduction International made a statement at the Day of General Discussion of the UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women to highlight the direct and indirect discrimination against women affected by drugs and criminal justice policies across the globe: Thank you madam chairperson, Harm Reduction… Read more
06 November 2012
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has confirmed its view that harm reduction is a child rights requirement. Read more
29 October 2012
World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly’s 67th session in New York last week to discuss strengthening the rule of law. In the midst of this discussion, the Third Committee (which deals with humanitarian and social affairs) adopted the draft UN Principles on Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Systems . Within them, drug users are… Read more